Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:32

By: Dr. John VanLeeuwen, Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
The 2017 Farmers Helping Farmers-AVC three-week senior veterinary student course in Kenya was a resounding success. Over 500 smallholder dairy farmers received education and services in cattle health management; over 650 animals were given individual treatments or health management interventions; and another 130 animals were treated for identified health concerns.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 06:15

Dr. Alfonso López, professor emeritus, and Dr. Shannon Martinson, assistant professor, AVC’s Department of Pathology and Microbiology, are authors of a chapter in the recently published sixth edition of Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease.

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 06:46

It's still winter, but that doesn't mean that ticks are still asleep. March is Tick Awareness Month. Check out Dr. Marti Hopson's CBC Pets and People column about ticks and Lyme Disease!

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 06:53

The AVC Wildlife Service will hold its first Midwinter Pub Night for Wildlife at Upstreet Craft Brewing, 41 Allen Street, Charlottetown, on Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 7–11 p.m. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 06:46

Dr. Peter Foley, Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College, will give a public workshop on Thursday, March 9, at 7 pm, about end-of-life issues with companion animals. 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 06:05

When Dr. Mike West, DVM, was growing up, he had pets but no inkling that he would become a veterinarian—until his third year at Dalhousie University.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 05:46

On Tuesday, March 7, the Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre will hold the final webinar in its 2017 winter webinar series, New Approaches to Old Diseases, from 1:00–2:00 pm AST.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12:00

The Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre will hold its 2017 AVC Winter Webinar series, entitled "New Approaches to Old Diseases," in late February and early March.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 11:43

A team of AVC researchers, led by Dr. Javier Sanchez, associate professor of epidemiology, is investigating antibiotic resistance in cows at the genetic level.

Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 05:49

The Nichola K.S. Goddard Foundation has donated a total of $25,000 to the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) for the College’s cardiology service.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 06:18

The Government of Canada recently announced more than 200 new and renewed Canada Research Chairs at 48 postsecondary institutions across the country. Among the honourees was Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire, who begins her second, five-year term as UPEI’s Canada Research Chair in Integrated Health Research for Sustainable Aquaculture. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 07:59

The Equine Foundation of Canada (EFC) has generously provided AVC with $127,000 for state-of-the-art equipment used to diagnose and treat lameness, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal conditions in horses.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 07:44

AVC’s first annual Client Appreciation Reception, held earlier this month, was a resounding success! About 85 clients of the College’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) attended as well as AVC faculty, staff, and students.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 07:16

Dr. Hugh Whitney, retired chief veterinary officer for Newfoundland and Labrador, was recently honoured by the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) with its 2015 Atlantic Award of Excellence in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Care.

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 11:57

The Atlantic Veterinary College will host a public workshop on Tuesday, November 29, at 7 p.m. 

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 13:09

The Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) honoured the late Dr. Brian Hill, a founding faculty member, with the 2016 Honourable Eugene F. Whelan Green Hat Award for his contributions to the early development of the College.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 09:55

Scientists at the University of Prince Edward Island and Memorial University of Newfoundland are partnering with industry partner EWOS/Cargill to develop new therapeutic diets for farmed Atlantic salmon. 

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 05:34

A juvenile eagle was released in Grand River, PEI, on Wednesday, September 28, after a year-long journey back to health.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 08:26

AVC's 2016 Open House on Saturday, September 24, was a great success, attracting about 2,800 people of all ages. 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:30

The welfare of sheep is the focus of the Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2016 Animal Welfare in Practice conference from September 30 to October 1. 


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